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Cricket

Keith A. P. Sandiford.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1172 words.

While it remains difficult for historians to date precisely the origins of cricket, it is clear that some version of

cricket

Nicholas J. Bryars and J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 764 words.

As with most games, cricket was played in a primitive form many years before rules were drawn up, and some

cricket

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 764 words.

As with most games, cricket was played in a primitive form many years before rules were drawn up, and some

Cricket

Amit Gupta.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports History

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism; Social and Cultural History. 5433 words.

Cricket was a semi-amateurish game whose decision-making process was dominated by the white nations of the British Empire. Cricket had a role in maintaining the status of British...

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cricket

Overview page. Subjects: Regional and National History.

Is not mentioned in James I's Book of Sports (1617) but was certainly well developed before the end of the century. An eleven‐a‐side match for 50 guineas was played in Sussex in 1697 and in...

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Lord's cricket ground

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 62 words.

home of the Marylebone Cricket Club and of the Middlesex County Cricket Club, was opened in 1787 by Thomas Lord

Lord's cricket ground

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 62 words.

home of the Marylebone Cricket Club and of the Middlesex County Cricket Club, was opened in 1787 by Thomas Lord...

Lord's cricket ground

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 72 words.

home of the Marylebone Cricket Club and of the Middlesex County Cricket Club, was opened in 1787 by Thomas Lord

Marylebone Cricket Club

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 56 words.

The world's premier cricket club. The MCC was founded in 1787 by a group of noblemen and based at Thomas

Marylebone Cricket Club

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 58 words.

The world's premier cricket club. The MCC was founded in 1787 by a group of noblemen and based at Thomas ...

Marylebone Cricket Club

Richard A. Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 109 words.

The world's premier cricket club. The MCC was founded in 1787 by a group of noblemen headed by the earl

Marylebone Cricket Club

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

The world's premier cricket club. The MCC was founded in 1787 by a group of noblemen and based at Thomas Lord's ground in Dorset Square, London. It replaced the Hambledon Cricket Club as...

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Marylebone Cricket Club

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 110 words.

The world’s premier cricket club. The MCC was founded in 1787 by a group of noblemen headed by the earl

Early sport and cricket

Peter Davies and Robert Light.

in Cricket and community in England

September 2012; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 10797 words.

Our analysis begins in Chapter 1, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with an inquiry into the nature of early sport and early cricket. The key events will be placed within the...

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cricket

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 404 words.

is not mentioned in James I's Book of Sports (1617) but was certainly well developed before the end

cricket

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 407 words.

is not mentioned in James I's Book of Sports (1617) but was certainly well developed before the end of the century. An eleven‐a‐side match for 50 guineas was played in Sussex in ...

Cricket

Stuart Macintyre.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 888 words.

has for much of the past 200 years been the most popular Australian summer sport, a source of national sentiment,

cricket

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 109 words.

The origins of the game are traced back to 18th‐century Hampshire and Kent. The professional game began with teams playing for wagers and with challenge matches such as those featuring a...

cricket

Neal Garnham.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 211 words.

is first recorded as being played in Ireland in August 1792. However, both the ‘Garrison’ and ‘All‐Ireland’ teams which

Lord’s cricket ground

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 73 words.

home of the Marylebone Cricket Club and of the Middlesex County Cricket Club, was opened in 1787 by Thomas Lord